bumboat bumboat

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small boat that ferries supplies and commodities for sale to a larger ship at anchor

Usage(s):

  1. As soon as there is a quota of 12 passengers, a bumboat takes you across to the island where you can find quiet beaches, a kampong atmosphere and popular seafood restaurants.
  2. The horde of bumboat-men around the ship included one rascally old cicerone who presented a letter purporting to be from the captain of another ship:.
  3. Like bumboat boys diving for pennies, book publishers scrambled for Woollcott words of praise for a new work, to splash on the volume's jacket as the blurb of blurbs.

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